BUTTERCUP Flower Essence
Proper Name: Ranunculus Occidentalis (yellow)
Common Name: Buttercup
Origin: Africa and the Amazon, England, Scotland, France, USA
Properties and Attributes: Counters feelings of inferiority, and low self-worth; boosts self-esteem,
and self-confidence; brings appreciation of the Self, and a recognition of one’s inner light; helps
release the need to judge oneself by conventional standards; promotes relaxation, and a feeling of
being childlike, patient, and grounded, and safe in the present moment; helps one to stand alone.
Possible Uses: For those who may be shy or reserved, and have doubts about themselves, feeling
humbled, or unworthy; for situations that require simplicity, and inner containment; for children who
may be physically impaired or handicapped.